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March 5th

MSU takes confidence to South Carolina

March 6, 2013

The Mississippi State men's basketball team has seen a boost in its confidence.

The Bulldogs snapped a 13-game losing streak by beating in-state rival Ole Miss last Saturday. 

Local spelling bee champion headed to Washington, D.C.

March 6, 2013


It began with a rivalry between two best friends.

Aldermen close misconduct case

March 6, 2013


The Starkville Board of Aldermen established a committee to review construction proposals for a parking lot related to the CottonMill project, held two public hearings on city street names and revising landscape ordinances and closed an investigation of police misconduct allegations during its meeting Tuesday at City Hall.

Change in a positive way important to MSU's Mullen

March 6, 2013

A great community is important to Mississippi State football coach Dan Mullen.

In his mind, the key to success locally is to make changes in a positive direction.

That was the message Mullen delivered in an address to the Starkville Rotary Club Monday at the Starkville Country Club.

MSU's Cherry takes advantage of indoor track

March 6, 2013

Last fall, D'Angelo Cherry was unsure if his track and field career at Mississippi State was over or not.

He trained anyway and got a big surprise before he went home for the holidays.

Senate Education Committee passes amended school consolidation bill

March 5, 2013

The state's Senate Education Committee passed a bill this morning that proposes to consolidate the Starkville and Oktibbeha County school districts.

March 4th

MSU looks to improve SEC seeding this week

March 5, 2013

The Mississippi State men's basketball team was on track to finish 14th in the Southeastern Conference and enter the conference tournament with the lowest seed.

Bolin pitches SA to win over PCS

March 5, 2013

The wind was blowing in the face of Starkville Academy pitcher Hunter Bolin during his entire outing on Monday afternoon.

It didn't keep him from blowing pitches by the Presbyterian Christian School batters.

Bolin struck out 14 and only walked three as the Volunteers defeated the Bobcats 5-2 at home.

Loss motivates SHS early in the season

March 5, 2013

Losing to Oxford in the playoffs last year has left a bitter taste in the mouths of the Starkville High tennis players, but you won’t find the Yellowjackets sitting around moping.

Instead, the team has taken that defeat and turned it into motivation for the 2013 season.

Thad Gillis

March 5, 2013

Mr. Thad Gillis, 82, died of pneumonia in the early morning hours of Monday, March 4, 2013.

Private family graveside services will be held Tuesday, March 5, 2013 at Starkville Memorial Gardens with Mr. Gillis’s nephew-in-law, Judge Alan Highers, officiating.

Visitation will be held noon to 2 p.m. Tuesday, March 5, 2013 at Welch Funeral Home in Starkville.

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